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If you are moving/changing your address, please notify the Parish Office so we can keep our records up-to-date. If you are changing your phone number because you are using a cellular phone and/or forgoing your land phone, the Parish Office would also like that information. Please click here or call us at 703-221-4044, ext. 222. Thank you.

Upcoming Parish Events

Ash Wednesday Schedule

February 26th
9:00 a.m.


Confession Schedule for Lent

March 4th – April 8th
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Confession Schedule for Lent – Confessions will be heard every Wednesday evening (March 4th-April 8th) during Lent from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., in addition to Saturday’s from 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Communal Reconciliation

March 11th
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11th from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in the Church.  We trust this will help all who respond, to have a sacred encounter with the God of mercy.  There will be extra clergy on hand to assist that evening.

Taste of Assisi – Spaghetti Dinner

Marc 21st
6:30 p.m.

Please join us for the annual Taste of Assisi—Spaghetti Dinner, Silent Auction and Raffle on Saturday, March 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Center Gymnasium.  The cost is $10 per person (ages 12 and up) and $6 for children ages 3 to 11.  Price includes spaghetti, salad, bread, and beverages.  Beer and wine will be available for purchase.  Included among this year’s auction items: Gift Certificates, Autographed Books, Art, Jewelry, and so much more!  For more information, please click here.


Soup Suppers

Starting February 28th
6:30 p.m.


Fridays (starting February 28th) during Lent we will celebrate Soup and Stations at 6:30 p.m. with a soup and bread dinner in the Parish Center Dining Facility, followed by the Bilingual Stations of the Cross (English and Spanish) in the Church at 7:30 p.m.  Each week a different group will sponsor the dinner and St. Francis Lectors will lead the Stations that evening.  Please join us in this time of fellowship and prayer.  Please click here to view flyer.

New Parishioner Welcome Sunday

March 8th
10:15 a.m.

To all New Parishioners…Welcome Home!  Please come enjoy coffee and donuts with the Friars and some of the leaders of the parish on March 8th at 10:15 a.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.  There will be a brief presentation about the various activities and ministries of the parish and an opportunity to ask questions and settle into your new home.

Lector Training

March 14th
9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Our community gathers to hear The Word and better understand God’s love for us.  Calling all who would like to be a proclaimer of The Word.  New lector training will be conducted on Saturday, March 14th from 9:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.  If you are interested before that, please contact Pequitte Schwerin for individual training.

For further information, please contact Pequitte Schwerin.

Yoga Retreat

March 22nd
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

On Sunday, March 22nd, there will be a Christ Centered Yoga Retreat with Tracy Morgan and Rita Evans in the Parish Center Dining Facility from 2:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.  If you are interested, please contact Tracy Morgan or Rita Evans. 


March 3rd

Christ Centered Yoga Classes will begin a five-week session on Tuesday, March 3rd.  Adults of all levels are welcome.  Please come and experience a moving meditation of heart and body.  For more information, please contact Rita Evans.  

Baptismal Prep Class

March 8th
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Our next class will be held on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.

Please call the parish office to register at 703-221-4044.

Bake Sale

March 15th

On Sunday, March 15th The Ladies of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will sponsor a bake sale and an Irish Basket Raffle.  Proceeds will benefit St. Francis House and other church community charities. Donated baked goods are appreciated.

Please contact Ginny Murphy with any questions about donating baked goods.

Marriage Prep Workshop

March 28th
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Marriage Preparation Workshop will be held on Saturday March 28th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Br. Juniper Room.  The next class will be held in the Fall.  Please contact the Parish Office at 703-221-4044 to register.

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